Software Engineer ( Modeling and Simulation )

Galaxy Technology Hires LLC - Huntsville, AL

Software Engineer, Modeling and Simulation

Join our client’s engineering firm and be part of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Program in Huntsville, AL.


*Position requires U.S. citizenship and a current DoD Secret Clearance


The qualified Software Engineer will become part of Ground Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Modeling and Simulation team.GMD is currently the only deployed strategic system that can defend the United States from long range attack by threat ICBMs.We need a motivated and innovative candidate to work on modifying and building software for an existing high fidelity Monte Carlo simulation of the GMD system.This simulation is used by GMD engineers to simulate and assess the performance of the GMD system as well as assess the effectiveness of performance enhancements to the system.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • The candidate will work mostly independently to apply expertise in engineering/software engineering to designing, developing, documenting, testing, and debugging modeling and simulation software
  • The candidate will take part in the software verification and validation process and may take part in developing software requirements.
  • The candidate will work in an Agile development environment and is expected to help develop innovative solutions to problems and help improve our development and operations software engineering process.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in software development utilizing an industry standard language such as C++, Ada, Go, Python, Perl, Fortran, etc.
  • Basic familiarity with the Development and Operations (DevOps) process used in software development and basic familiarity with some of the more common DevOps tools utilized in the industry such as Git.
  • Basic familiarity with software testing and debugging principles (such as creating unit tests, system tests, integration tests, etc.)
  • Position requires U.S. citizenship and a current DoD Secret Clearance
  • A bachelor's degree and 5+ years of relevant experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing in Ada is strongly preferred
  • Experience working in the missile defense industry and familiarity with missile defense concepts of operations
  • Advanced experience (3+ years) with software development operations concepts and the use of common industry tools utilized in DevOps (Git, Confluence, Jenkins, Junit, SonarQube, etc).
  • Experience with SQL and/or NoSQL databases with the ability to query the database and integrate database calls into software
  • Experience with using markup languages such as XML and YAML
  • Experience developing in the Linux operating system environment and ability to use common shell commands such as grep
  • Graduate degree in software development, engineering, or science

Posted On: Friday, January 17, 2020

Position Contact
Brandon Garrett
President and Founder

Brandon Garrett is a recruiting leader that has been in the business for over 15 years. He has successfully built teams for some of the most high-caliber, cutting edge companies in the world. He has successfully recruited top-notch engineers, scientists and technical professionals within 6 of 7 continents across the globe. Some of his ambitious recruits are currently working on technology that will explore other planets and systems among our solar system, as well as launch and carry humans to Mars, leading humanity to the next giant step in evolution, of becoming a multi-planetary species.

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